INTENSIVE CARE OF THE NEONATE
Not currently offered
Credit points: 20
In this subject students will develop knowledge and skills in complex neonatal intensive care nursing. Students will expand their understanding of the physiological processes of complex neonatal conditions and consolidate their knowledge and skills in nursing therapies that contribute to the development of safe, therapeutic nursing practice in NICU environments. Opportunities will be provided for students to explore and deepen their understanding of neonatal nursing and professional issues impacting on the practice of the neonatal intensive care nurse.
SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery
Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites NSG4CHA, NSG4SCN
Special conditions Students must provide evidence of approved health facility access to a minimum of 140 hours of supervised clinical experience that is commensurate with being able to achieve the clinical competencies of this unit.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing||Prescribed||Verklan, M.T. and Walden, M. 2004||3RD EDN. W.B. SAUNDERS|
|Readings||Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care||Prescribed||Gardner, S.L., Carter, B., Enzman-Hines, M.I. and Hernandez, J.A. 2011||7TH EDN. MOSBY|
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